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and so is j.k. rowling. author who made harry potter a household name has now cast her spell on adults. her new novel, the casual vacancy will be on store shelves today. and it's about as far from the wizarding world as you can get. the book has just gone on sale in britain. that's where we find cnn's aaron mclaughlin. good morning. they are calling this potter to potty mouth, the huge anticipation for this book is palpable. a lot of the details have been kept secret. you managed to get your hands on it. how did you do that? >> reporter: good morning, alena. yes, i have. i was not one of the few journalists selected to get an advanced copy or to read the book in advance. i got it just like anyone else here in the uk can at this point coming to their local book store. it's also available on e-reader. so far, this book, we have not seen the frenzy here in the uk that we saw for the launch of the harry potter series. there aren't the long lines. i have yet to see a wizard costume. customers seem to be driven primarily by a curiosity to see what rowling has in store for them next. take a l
a new book coming out called "the casual vacancy." it's for adults. it's heavily embargoed as the harry potter books. i don't know anything about it. staff and all of us at amazon love this book called "sutton." the author collaborated on the biography of andre agassi. this is a novel but based very closely on the life of his last days of life after he got out of attica. >> robin hood type guy. >> and handsome and charming and very well read and reporters loved him and so it has overtones of today, who is doing what to whom between banks and regular people. it's a really wonderful novel. and the other novel that i love and is, i think will be sort of a sleeper hit is a book about a very dysfunctional jewish family in the suburbs of chicago, old joke. there's a lot of recognizable people. >>. nonfiction you like "mortality." >> "mortality." it's about esophageal cancer. it's not a happy book but surprising undepressing book. and "500 days" is about the 500 days, year and a half after 9/11, 2001 and what went on in the cia and white house and in places in europe and the middle east. it re
you recommend? >> i would say anything by bryan selznick, and also say the harry potter series is a an amazing opportunity to open up the imagine of children and adults. >> for me, the continuing point was a good one. a lot of black belt books i enjoy. i can't think of any authors. those are books i believe in going forward with industry. >> what books are you reading right now? >> i work at a library so i'm usually reading about three different books at a time. so right now i actually am reading the battle hymn of the tiger moms, which is very interesting, and i'm also reading a innocency drew book. >> i just got out oft a leadership class so i'm reading a book called changing leadership down. know the author yet. i just got the book. >> thanks a lot, guys. >> could i have your names and where you're from. >> i'm christine wiggins from alexandria, virginia. >> what books do you think shaped america? >> i think probably young adult books. i loved -- not the list but harry potter, and things i have -- student and fahrenheit 451, and to kill a mocking -- -- mockingbird. >> do yaw
that searching for the harry potter star will land you on a malicious site. other top cyberbait celebrities include jessica beal. >>> "gossip girl" star has tied the note with blake lively and also "how i met your mother" star married and have a 3-year-old daughter together. >>> the father/daughter wedding dance is a time-honored tradition and lowe is a and her dad got things started off interestingly enough but they weren't going to stop with a simple box step so they had to let loose and have fun. well, their dance spanned several decades mashing up disco and hip-hop. love their style. six minutes past the hour now. let's go over to al with the weather. >> dad's got it going on. >> and so does daughter, she's great. >> let's see what we've got as far as your weather forecast for today. we are looking at some monsoonal moisture down through the southwest with an upper level low. that's going to bring a lot of rain anywhere from 1 to 3 inches and maybe even up to 5 inches in some areas. we have flash flood watches out through the southwest, and then we have fire danger, fire weather warning
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